“Home boy,
Everybody needs a home.”

Hey all, Given the British obsession with the weather, I feel it would be remiss of me not to say ‘Phew, what a scortcher’. 🙂 So earlier in the month, it was rather nippy for May and it now seems that whatever Powers That Be seemed to have stored up the warmth and the sunshine for the last few days. Luckily for me, I’ve today off. I’m at home looking after Little Miss because Granny – who usually looks after LM (bless ’em both) – is on a much deserved holiday. With the weather being so nice, it’s been good to get out and stretch our collective legs. The dog seems to be enjoying it too, although when it gets too […]

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“Yep, I’d rather be called deadly, for my killer show-tune medley (Thank you!)
‘Cause way down deep inside, I’ve got a dream.”

Hello dear reader, How are things on Planet You? Matters at Jones Towers are a little chilly; not from the emotional view, but the physical. The Jones Mansion is undergoing renovation work – an extension to the Polo Lounge (!!) – so we’re without windows in certain parts of the house. Just the gentle breeze and occasional clap of canvas. Still, with luck, the builders will be back in to fit the necessary parts Saturday morning. I’m willing to forgo a Saturday lie-in for the sake of being able to feel my toes when I’m in the back of the house. 😉 Earlier in the week it was the Ever Lovely Mrs Jones’s birthday and armed with a shopping list, […]

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“Just switch off your television set and go out and do something less boring instead?”

Hi folks, Larks, how to start this one? There we go, just type the first thing that comes into my head and off we go eh? That normally does it and I wouldn’t want to spoil you by actually writing something witty and clever now would I… although it would be nice. 😉 I’m a bit torn (Ed: no, not like that) over today’s post. On one hand, I sort of want to talk about the week being a bit pants (topped off nicely by a failed attempt at Invasion), but I’m conscious that to dwell on the negative isn’t particular good for my mood, nor does it make for interesting read. So, if I’m not going to complain about […]

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“I’m the kinda girl that likes to dream a lot, dream a lot,
Lose myself, staring into my coffee cup, coffee cup.”

Hi, I’m a little all over the place as I write this. Not in a bad way, more from a completely disorganised perspective. 🙂 This week has gone quickly. I seemed to have blinked and now it’s Friday night. Still, better that than Monday morning. Hmm, vibes of an old Dire Straights lyric in my head now. Odd, considering I’m listening to Leaving Hope by Nine Inch Nails which is delightfully mellow. But enough of the stream of consciousness, I did have a few things to say. History, Art and Trans Folk I have a thing about history and the passing of time. I guess it comes down to looking at what has gone before and how what is considered cutting edge […]

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“I graduated from the Universty of Life
and the school of hard knocks, sir”

Hi, September already huh? How time flies. I’ve picked the last of the blackberries in the garden and the apple trees are looking good. I must resist the urge to make a giant pie, though. That would undo all the good work with the diet. (Ed: Don’t think of yummy, yummy chocolate!) The latter – the diet that is, not the choccy – is going okay and the additional walking means I’m feeling a lot fitter too. I’ve lost a few pounds, but mainly I seem to have toned up in certain areas. Still, better that than no progress at all. I also decided on a spot of shopping as I’d seen a couple of nice dresses on Dorothy Perkins’ […]

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